Here is a handy Job Posting Checklist so you can be sure to include all the important details in your next job posting.
When creating a job description, follow this checklist to ensure you’re attracting great talent:
Company Description: A job posting should include a description of your company.
Candidates want to know if this is a place they’re interested in working.
Benefits: Include a brief summary of benefits like vacation, retirement and insurance
packages. And if you offer any other perks, mention them here.
Job Title: Make sure the job title is descriptive and is clear to someone outside your
organization. Avoid using language that only has meaning within your organization.
Responsibilities: Include a general overview of what the person will do day to day. This is
your opportunity to “sell” the job to applicants.
Skills: List skills that are absolutely required for the job, then add “nice to have” skills
Experience and Training: Any necessary education, training or certifications should be
Pay Range: Research shows that two-thirds of candidates will not apply to postings that do
not provide some basic salary information.
Formatting: Format the job description using bold text and bullets to draw attention. Make
sure your posting is brief and to the point.
Review: Have someone else in your organization review and provide feedback. Also make
sure you’ve eliminated jargon that will not be easy for job seekers to understand